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Fossil Fuel

ESTIMATOR  Gallipolis, OH  Posted: 8/1/2020
Job Description

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Fossil Fuel



Estimator to prepare accurate estimates for projects by gathering information and analyzing important metrics. Your will provide knowledge of cost and benefits that support profitable business decisions.
The ideal candidate will have excellent numerical skills and an analytical mindset. You must also be thorough and apt in managing relationships with key persons.  Civil/excavation/hauling background is necessary for this position. The successful candidate will be the civil/excavation/hauling estimator. Must have relevant experience in civil sector, with a preference of directly or indirectly for an electrical utility in ash hauling, flyash landfill construction, ash pond construction or FGD sludge hauling. It is critical that the right candidate have a background in civil construction including excavating, hauling and placement of materials.
The goal is to provide detailed reports so the company can make informed decisions that will enhance its profitability and growth.
·         Understand the project/program and its requirements
·         Determine key variables for cost and other estimates
·         Gather first-hand information from sites, warehouses or other venues
·         Conduct research to obtain data on labor costs, materials, production times etc.
·         Use software for data analysis, forecasting and budgeting
·         Obtain and review offers and quotes by subcontractors or vendors
·         Perform risk analysis
·         Create and submit estimate reports or bids to appropriate persons (project managers, clients, bidding competitions etc.)
·         Build relationships with key vendors (subcontractors, suppliers, engineers etc.)
·         Provide consultation on planning (schedules, manpower needs etc.)

BHI will provide reasonable accommodations for the application process and during employment necessary for eligible applicants/employees to perform essential functions. If you require special support or accommodation while seeking employment with BHI Energy, please email providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you.

Job Requirements


·         Proven experience as estimator or similar position
·         Familiarity with financial and project management principles
·         In depth knowledge of research and data analysis methods and estimation formulas
·         Exquisite math and IT ability with an analytical mindset
·         Proficient in relevant software (Timberline, HCSS HeavyBid)
·         Outstanding communication and negotiation abilities
·         Thoroughness and reliability
·         Excellent organizational skills
·         BSc/BA in engineering, construction science or relevant discipline
·         Certified Professional Estimator (CPE) will be an asset
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BHI Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides a fair and equal employment opportunity for all employees and job applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. BHI Energy is a federal contractor that requests priority referrals of protected veterans.


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